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Jon Hunstman Says He'd Be Open To Running With Michelle Bachmann

Jon Hunstman Says He'd Be Open To Running With Michelle Bachmann

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman says he'd be open to running as vice president if rival and tea party favorite Michele Bachmann wins the nomination. The former ambassador to China and ex-Utah governor says that every time he's been asked to serve his country he's answered "yes." Huntsman tells CNN interviewer Piers Morgan that if asked by the Minnesota congresswoman to run as her vice president he'd "be the first person to sign up, absolutely."

 

Huntsman slams Perry on global warming, Fed chief

Huntsman slams Perry on global warming, Fed chief

Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is pounding away at rival Rick Perry's skepticism of man-made global warming and criticism of the nation's central banker, saying those stands hurt the Republican Party.

 

Niceness aside, Huntsman finds fault with rivals

A diplomat to the core, Jon Huntsman is well known as a likable guy, but recently he's found subtle ways to fault his rivals.

 

Struggling Huntsman campaign loses manager

The campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Jon M. Huntsman Jr. left that job Thursday, the clearest sign that the campaign, which began with considerable hype a month ago, is having trouble gaining traction.

 

Jon Huntsman camp sharpens attack on 'abysmal' Mitt Romney record

The Jon Huntsman team is stepping up its attack on Mitt Romney's economic record, accusing the Republican presidential frontrunner of misrepresenting his record on job creation as governor of Massachusetts.

 

Huntsman joins WH race, promising jobs, civility

Huntsman joins WH race, promising jobs, civility

Republican Jon Huntsman joined the presidential race Tuesday with the Statue of Liberty over his shoulder, asserting that he and President Barack Obama both love their country but have far different visions of its future. He pledged to halt an "un-American" fading of national confidence and power....

 

FirstRead: Paul wins RLC straw poll; Romney fades to fifth

FirstRead: Paul wins RLC straw poll; Romney fades to fifth

Ron Paul won the straw poll here overwhelmingly with 612 votes, drawing big boos and some quieter chants of "Ron Paul." Jon Huntsman finished a surprising second with 382 votes, despite being a late scratch because of a "bad cold." Michele Bachmann was third with 191 votes.

 

Huntsman to announce for president next week

Former Utah governor and ambassador to China Jon Huntsman will announce he is running for president on June 21, according to sources familiar with his plans. Huntsman has been expected to enter the race for weeks now, but he did not participate in last night’s Republican debate in New Hampshire. His announcement will take place in Liberty State Park in New Jersey with the Statue of Liberty as the backdrop.

 

Jon Huntsman weighs GOP presidential bid

Jon Huntsman is considering a run for president but may have trouble overcoming his time in the Obama administration.

 

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